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Re: Access of floppy drive when exploring "My Computer"

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:26:33 +0100

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 23:05, James Gatt <james372_at_softcookie.com> wrote:
> In build 1.6.12 I noticed that every time I open a Windows Explorer at "My Computer" - i.e. with all the drives listed, the explorer window takes a couple of seconds to appear and the floppy drive seeks once or twice.
>
> It took some time to narrow it down, but this behaviour only occurs when TortoiseSVN is installed, and it only started happening when I installed 1.6.12. (I cannot say for sure whether I upgraded from 1.6.10 or 1.6.11. I can try this out if necessary.)
>
> The latest version (1.6.13) appears to also have this issue. I was waiting for its release in case it got fixed anyway, but alas it has not.
>
> In the Icon Overlays part of the TortoiseSVN settings I do not have "Drives A: and B:" checked. (I don't use SVN on floppies.)
>
> Disabling the floppy drive is one workaround, but not a useful one as there are things I still use the floppy drive for. Uninstalling TortoiseSVN is another workaround, but it is my preferred SVN interface so I'd rather have it work.
>
> I guess not many people use a floppy drive these days so this may have gone un-noticed, or perhaps I have a peculiar combination of circumstances? If there is anything I can do to provide more useful information please ask.

Just add "A:*;B:*" to your exclude list for the overlays.

Stefan

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